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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

Required for Master of Public Health (MPH) students in Community Health Sciences, the field experience gives students firsthand experience within a health or health-related social service agency or community program in elements of planning, program implementation, evaluation; and/or policy formulation, implementation and analysis. 

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Student Voice
"During my 11-week internship, I learned more about the intersection of public health and technology and the many avenues in which health promotion efforts are executed, adding to my excitement of pursuing a career in the public health field after completing my MPH degree in Community Health Sciences."
Jasmine Smith, MPH '13

CHS Workshops

Register for Department workshops and activities on Eventbrite. Please see Events for registration links.

View the Winter 2016 flyer. 
Dates/locations are subject to change. Please check this flyer periodically to stay updated.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2015 Newsletter

The Fall 2015 Newsletter is now available! In this issue:

In Memoriam: Remembering those in our community

Community Building: Learn what the Department is doing to further connect students, alumni, faculty, and staff

Read the full publication: https://prezi.com/pfggwqcwhrzi/view

CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on January 13, 2016

A new study by Dr. Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, Assistant Professor, received extensive news coverage worldwide for findings that Mexico’s staggering homicide rate has taken a toll on the mortality rate for men—and it could be even worse than the statistics indicate.

Posted on October 28, 2015

A number of current masters and doctoral students will be presenting at the 2015 APHA Annual Meeting. Learn more about out students' work at http://chs.ph.ucla.edu/apha-2015-chicago-il.